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Burger Bandit in Lynbrook cooks up surprise for hospital staff, homeless shelters

Burger Bandit owner Ryan Straschnow and his staff served a delicious surprise for those in need on Friday, when they cooked about 200 meals and delivered them to NYU Winthrop Hospital and homeless shelters around Hempstead.

Cornerstone complex to replace Capri Lynbrook Motor Inn after IDA approves PILOT

A year after controversy over the Cornerstone at Lynbrook project caused village officials to scrap plans for it, a new, smaller-scale Cornerstone development is in the works.

Groundbreaking begins on new Lynbrook High School extension

Lynbrook school officials and community leaders celebrated the start of construction on a 33,274-square-foot extension of the high school, intended to enhance learning opportunities.

East Rockaway Education Foundation postpones annual 5K to May amid coronavirus

For the fifth year in a row, the East Rockaway Education Foundation will host its 5K run or walk, but for the first time, it will not be in March.

New York American Water to install smart meters countywide

As it prepares for a rate hike on April 1, New York American water is also moving ahead with a $40.8 million plan to replace all of its 126,500 water meters in Nassau County with new smart meters that will monitor customers’ usage.


Even now, patronize your local small businesses

Coronavirus has swept across New York with astounding speed, leaving sickness, fear and uncertainty in its wake. Small businesses, particularly restaurants and bars, have taken a beating . . .


Don’t let panic destroy our humanity

Fear can bring out the worst in us. When the coronavirus pandemic erupted in China in January, Asian-Americans shared stories on social media about how people would avoid them . . .